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NURS 9714 Healthcare Policy: Moral & Sociopolitical Influences (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course investigates the status of knowledge development in nursing and other disciplines related to research initiatives, health policy formulation, and sociopolitical activity for ethical health care environments. It critiques the usefulness of moral and political philosophy for capturing the scope of professional (nursing and other) responsibilities for furthering individual and social health. The course prepares scholars to understand the interrelationships among health policy, social, political and economic determinants of health, and to contribute, via philosophical inquiry and empirical research findings, to health policy. It provides the foundation for leadership in interdisciplinary collaborative endeavors to address health policy at the regional, national and global levels.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: Doctoral standing (2nd year) or permission of instructor.

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Last Updated: 25-Feb-14